Tag Archives: Ethiopia

11 January 18

Ethiopia bans foreigners from adopting children

Ethiopia has banned people from foreign countries adopting children over concerns they face abuse and neglect in their new homes.

02 January 18

Ethiopia vows to release political prisoners

Ethiopia’s prime minister on Wednesday announced plans to release all political prisoners and close Maekelawi, one of the country’s most notorious detention centres.

26 December 17

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan tensions rise over dam row

Tensions between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have flared over the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile.

06 December 17

Ethiopia is spying on people around the world who criticise its government

Authorities in Ethiopia are attempting to spy on people who criticise the country’s government by targeting them with malware attacks, according to a new report by Citizen Lab.

05 December 17

Ethiopia: German tourist shot dead by gunmen

A German tourist has been shot dead by a group of gunmen in Ethiopia, during a visit to Erta Ale volcano in the north-east of the country.

30 November 17

Think-tank: War, hunger and extremism to worsen across Africa in 2018

Humanitarian crises including war, hunger and extremism will increase across Africa in 2018, according to a report released by Geneva-based think-tank ACAPS on Thursday.

19 November 17

Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia stage protest over conditions back home

Eritrean refugees staged a protest in Ethiopia this week against the regime they fled from in their home country.

28 October 17

Ethiopia: Police fire live rounds at protestors in Oromia

Ethiopian police officers fired live ammunition at protesters in Oromia on Thursday to disperse crowds who were blocking roads in the town of Ambo.

26 October 17

Ethiopia begins civil registration for refugees

Ethiopia has launched civil registration for refugees in the country, allowing them to register life events such as birth, marriage and death.

11 October 17

Ethiopia devalues currency to boost exports

Ethiopia’s central bank devalued the country’s currency on Tuesday, in a bid to boost stagnating exports.


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